Monday, November 26, 2012
11:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Mountain / 1:00 PM Central / 2:00 PM Eastern
Part Two of “Moving Forward with Alzheimer’s & Dementia,” a three part series sponsored by Senior Helpers and Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
This web seminar will discuss typical caregiver behavior by people with dementia related to driving, bathing, and medication management. Teepa Snow will also present some techniques that are helpful in promoting interactions and desired activity or conversation; including how you talk, what you say, and how to respond. This webinar will cover how you should change your help throughout the progression of the disease.
Participants in this web seminar will:
- Recognize the role that your words and actions play in the behavior and responses of people with dementia
- Understand some of the critical factors for optimizing positive interactions related to driving, bathing, and medication management
- Learn techniques that improve the potential for successful communication related to these topics
- Discuss the use of positive communication strategies in interactions related to these topics
- Earn one hour of *free* continuing education credit by attending the event and completing a CEU survey
Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist working as a dementia care and dementia education specialist. She has over 31 years of clinical experience in the field of geriatrics and dementia care. Currently, she has an independent practice as well as clinical appointments with Duke University's School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine. She provides interactive and creative educational and training sessions to organizations and providers throughout the US & Canada. She has been actively involved in teaching and clinical research projects throughout her practice career.